Monday July 21, 2014 at 8:00 AM CDT
Friday July 25, 2014 at 5:00 PM CDT

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St Paul Police Department-4th Floor 
367 Grove St
St. Paul, MN 55101

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Edward Lemon 
St Paul Police Dept 

Emergency Vehicle Operation Instructor - EVOC 

The Saint Paul Police Professional Development Institute (PDI) is sponsoring a 5-day EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATIONS INSTRUCTOR COURSE.

COST:              $599.00

Location:         St. Paul Police Department Headquarters------July 21

                        4th Floor Classroom

                        367 Grove Street

                        Saint Paul, MN 55101

                        Dakota County Technical College-------------2 Full Days During the Course

                        Driving Track

                        1300 145th Street East

                        Rosemount, MN 55068

Time:                0800-1700 (Mostly) Some Night Driving

 There will be Night Driving Involved. 

This course is designed to certify the student to instruct emergency vehicle operations (EVOC).  Participants will develop classroom presentation skills by researching and delivering a presentation. 

The student will also learn: 

  • Basic vehicle dynamics
  • Legalities of emergency and non-emergency driving
  • Guidelines for conducting a pursuit and an emergency run
  • How to design a driving course to fit their department training needs and demonstrate the participant’s driving ability
  • To do actual Set-Up of Driving Courses
  • To Create Lesson Plans
  • How to Provide Instruction in classes of varied lengths of time
  • How to Provide and Receive Feedback from Instructors and Participants
  • Other Instructor Development Dynamics 

On day 1 of this training, participants need to bring paper and pen ONLY.  Further directions will follow during the 1st day of training.  Students will also need to bring a squad car from their department (two officers from the same department can double up in the same vehicle).  On driving days: no open-toed or sandal type shoes should be worn.

Terry Erdman is an officer and 23 year veteran of the St. Paul Police Department who is currently assigned to the Training Unit.  He has been a training officer for over 12 years.  In that capacity he has made presentations to police officers of varying rank and experience, civilians, as well as speaking to small and large groups, both within the department and at the request of other agencies.  Terry is the lead instructor for SPPD’S Taser and Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVOC) programs.  Terry supervised, lead, and scheduled SPPD’S 2011-1 Academy of 25 participants and is currently supervising the Field Training Officer portion of the Recruit’s continued education.  Terry’s knowledge, efforts and consistent work product are described as “stellar” by his peers and supervisors.